Charitable Insurance Industry Foundation Launches IICF Global Membership Program and Invites Individual Insurance Professionals to Join

Los Angeles, California, June 27, 2022 – The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), a unique nonprofit organization dedicated to helping communities and enriching lives, launched its new Global Membership program on June 1, 2022 for insurance professionals in the United States. United and in the world. The IICF Global Membership Program represents an opportunity for people working in insurance to amplify their efforts to advance social good through the IICF. For the first time, those who are passionate about giving back to their communities and are forward-looking for their careers have the unique opportunity to engage on a one-to-one basis with the foundation that serves to unite l insurance industry in philanthropy and leadership.

Membership is open to all industry professionals currently working in insurance or in business support, retired industry professionals who wish to remain active, as well as trainees and apprentices working in insurance or in related fields.

“IICF Global Membership offers an alternative way for any industry colleague to engage with the Foundation, regardless of employer involvement or career stage,” said Hank Watkins. , President and Regional Director, Americas, Lloyd’s and Chairman of the IICF International Board of Governors. “An industry dedicated to helping policyholders in times of need is so much more than that and now, through global IICF membership, we offer everyone the opportunity to extend their reach beyond the scope of an insurance claim. You bring the commitment to help others, and we will provide the volunteer and philanthropic initiatives that our Board Members and IICF staff have started in your neighborhood. We are delighted to share the unique networking and leadership development opportunities available through IICF Global Membership, as part of the process of doing our part to develop the industry leaders of tomorrow.

Those who wish to become members can choose from three levels of benefits:

  • Global Member: For $100 a year, members have access to philanthropic opportunities, a non-profit directory resource, professional development programs such as IICF’s new quarterly Insight series, and monthly mentorship Coffee Chats virtual, and networking with exclusive access to industry leaders.
  • Executive member: For $250 per year, members receive all the benefits of global membership, plus the ability to participate in exclusive professional development sessions, access as an executive member on the member portal, and the ability to offer free IICF membership each year to a friend, colleague, employee or anyone they designate.
  • Member of the founding circle: For $1,000 in the first year, then $250 each year after, this esteemed group has access to all the benefits of Global Membership, recognition as a Founding Circle Member, an exclusive Founding Circle Member badge for LinkedIn or a corporate website, a prominent location on the IICF Membership Hub. , opportunities to contribute to Insight Series programming, and the ability to gift up to three global memberships in the launch year.

In addition to these benefits, members will have the opportunity to connect with like-minded, socially conscious insurance professionals, including peers in executive leadership, across the world through the IICF Membership Directory, and will have access to educational content such as white papers and impact reports through the Member Resource Library. Additionally, members can connect through exclusive volunteer and professional development events, including:

  • July 8: The Importance of Philanthropy in Building Your Career Coffee Talk with Hank Watkins, Regional Director and President, Americas, Lloyd’s and Chairman, IICF International Board of Governors
  • August 4: Insight Series on Insurance, Society and Giving with Brian Duperreault, Former CEO, AIG
  • August 18: Cards & Coffee with Covenant House – a new volunteer opportunity to encourage and connect at-risk teens
  • August 25: Coffee talk How to caffeine your career with Carmen Duarte, Vice-President Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact, Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions

“We are thrilled to launch IICF Global Membership as a natural extension of our nearly thirty-year history of bringing the insurance industry together in volunteerism, community grantmaking and initiatives. leadership,” said Melissa-Anne Duncan, Executive Director of the IICF Western Division and Head of IICF. Global Membership. “We have long heard from people working in the industry who would like to give back and get more directly involved through IICF. With the support of global industry leaders and valuable feedback from Founding Circle members, we are confident that the benefits and programming we offer will meet the unique networking, professional development and community engagement interests of insurance today. To learn more about the Global Membership Program and how to join, give back, and take advantage of unique professional development and networking opportunities, please contact Melissa-Anne Duncan at [email protected] com. Registration and more information, including an informative video, can be found here:

About the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF)

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) is a unique nonprofit organization that unites the collective strengths of the insurance industry to help communities and enrich lives through grantmaking, volunteerism and leadership. Founded in 1994, the IICF has been the insurance industry’s philanthropic foundation for more than twenty-five years, contributing $42 million in community grants as well as 300,000 volunteer hours by more than 110,000 industry professionals . IICF reinvests locally where funds are raised, serving hundreds of charities and nonprofits, for maximum community impact. The IICF is a registered non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Learn more at or follow us on social media: @doubleicf.

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